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Our group programs are tailored to primary and secondary students, seniors and special interest groups.
Explore the Universe in high-definition 3D at Parkes Observatory.
© Mark James Photography/Parkes Shire Council
A typical group visit to Parkes Observatory includes:
All groups booked into the 3D theatre or the AstroKids Scavenger Hunt also receive an introductory talk on the Parkes telescope as well as a short Q&A session. This usually runs for about 10–15 minutes.
Teachers and coach drivers are free of charge.
Order in advance so the award-winning Dish Café can prepare a catering package to suit your group's needs. Contact the Dish Café directly on phone +61 2 6862 1566, or visit the Dish Cafe website .
Bookings are required for group visits to the Parkes Observatory.
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Last updated: Last updated: 13 April 2015
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